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    Motherhood Postpartum

    Postpartum Bath Herbs for Healing & Comfort

    October 18, 2013

    Herbal baths are sure promoters of postpartum healing and comfort. There are many herbs that can be used to soothe tender perineal tissue, heal tears and episiotomies, reduce inflammation, and even shrink hemorrhoids after a vaginal birth. They are also relaxing and antiseptic. If you don’t feel like fully immersing or don’t have a tub at home, try a sitz bath instead. A sitz bath is a basin that fits perfectly into your toilet seat and let’s you get a…

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  • Recipes Spring

    Meyer Lemon Risotto w. Sage

    I’m kind of obsessed with the Meyer lemon. Living in Southern California, we are fortunate to have beautiful mature Meyer lemon trees growing right in our back yard. It flowers intermittently throughout the year,…

    May 23, 2013
  • Recipes

    Herbed Potato Salad

    Potato salad is one of those essential summer staples for barbecues, picnics and get-togethers. Packed with garden veggies and fresh herbs, this is another great recipe from one of my favorite vegetarian cookbooks that’s loaded with texture and…

    August 17, 2012
  • Health + Beauty Lifestyle Motherhood

    Herbal Remedies for Kids

    Herbs have been used for healing long before recorded history. The majority of childhood ailments tend to be mild and herbal remedies are considered safe, effective and are much gentler than conventional and pharmaceutical…

    April 28, 2012